The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
Rank 102 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WLAN 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.27%
WLAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
276 182 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.23% 12.75% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 90 77
Average daily rate £368 £318 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% +11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.88 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £10.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WLAN across the Manchester region.

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Manchester region.

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN.

1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) 802.1X
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 5 (62.50%) VoIP
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) IPsec
3 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (62.50%) SSL
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) FWSM
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Polycom
5 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Siemens
5 2 (25.00%) DNS

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing WLAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WLAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) FWSM
3 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (62.50%) IPsec
3 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) SSL
3 5 (62.50%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) FTP
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Assistant
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Polycom
2 2 (25.00%) Siemens
3 1 (12.50%) IronPort